SF – Sticks Angelica, Folk Hero Signing

Michael DeForge celebrates the release of Sticks Angelica: Folk Hero from Drawn & Quarterly at Comix Experience on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 6:00 PM.

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Comix Experience
305 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 863-9258

CA – Extreme Studios 25th Anniversary Signing

Rob Liefeld (Youngblood, Deadpool, X-Force) celebrates the 25th anniversary of Extreme Studios at Big Red Comics on Thursday March 30, 2017 from 5:00 – 8:00 PM! Details at the link…

Artists Scheduled to Appear include:

  • Jeff Matsuda – Extreme’s New Men/Kaboom – Producer and director of The Batman animated series, Jackie Chan Adventures and Wolverine for Marvel animation.
  • Dan Fraga – Extreme’s Brigade, Bloodstrike – Senior Producer/Director for Mattel’s Max Steele, Monster High, Ricky Gervais Show
  • Andy Park – Extreme’s Avengelyne – Marvel Studios Visual Development Supervisor Guardians of the Galaxy, Captain America: Civil War, AntMan, Doctor Strange, and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.
  • Shannon Denton – Extreme’s Youngblood, Brigade – Producer of Con Man, writer on Justice League ActionBen 10Avengers animated series.
  • Chap Yaep – Extreme’s Youngblood, Warchild – Producer/director on Ben 10
  • Todd Nauck – Extreme’s New Men– Marvel’s X-Men, Deadpool, DC’s Young Justice
  • Marat Mychaels – Extreme’s Brigade– Marvel’s Deadpool Corps.
  • Norm Rapmund – Extreme’s Brigade – DC Comics Teen Titans, Flash
  • Art Thibert – Extreme’s Brigade – DC Comics Superman, Batman
  • Danny Miki – Extreme’s Youngblood, Bloodstrike, – DC Comics Batman.
  • Matt Hawkins – Extreme’s Avengelyne – Top Cow’s Think Tank, Postal
  • Dan Panosian – Extreme’s Prophet – Marvel’s X-Men, Logan
  • Karl Altstaetter – Extreme’s Bloodstrike, – Senior Designer Mattel Toys, Mirror

Big Red Comics
162 N Glassell Street, Orange, CA 92866
(714) 650-0813

CA – Grimbeard Launch Party

Samwise Didier, Blizzard’s legendary art director, appears at Alakazam Comics on Thursday, March 23 at 6:30 PM for the launch and signing of his new book, Grimbeard: Tales of the Last Dwarf.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
SAMWISE, aka Sam Didier, is senior art director at Blizzard Entertainment. He joined the company in 1991 and is responsible for directing the art style for Warcraft, StarCraft, and Heroes of the Storm, as well as for creating artwork for World of Warcraft, Hearthstone, and Diablo.

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Alakazam Comics and Games
17777 Main St., Ste E, Irvine, California 92612
(949) 854-3744

CA – Green Arrow Signing

Neal Adams (creator of Batman villain RA’S AL GHUL, X-Man HAVOK, Green Arrow villain Merlyn, Green Lantern JOHN STEWART, Batman character MAN-BAT, and countless others) signs at Phat Collectibles on Wednesday, March 29rd from 4:00 to 8:00 PM.

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Phat Collectibles
1201 S. Euclid Street, Anaheim, CA 92804
(714) 808-9355

SF – Spectrum 23 Signing

Press Release:

Sketchpad Gallery is proud to celebrate Flesk Publications’ release of Spectrum 23, the definitive annual of fantastic art and illustration. Come join us on Saturday, March 18th at 4:00 PM for a Spectrum book signing event and celebration featuring some of the most talented artists working today!

Spectrum is the premier showcase of imaginative fantastic arts, featuring artists from the comic, film, horror, illustration, sculpture, conceptual art, fine art, and video game genres. We are so excited that a dozen featured artists will be in attendance, to meet fans and sign copies of Spectrum.

Confirmed artists to date include Steven Russell Black, Te Hu, Kellan Jett, Randy Gallegos, Michael Manomivibul, Paolo Rivera, Dug Stanat, Josh Viers, Chris Koehler, Jonathan Wayshak, Tiffany Turrill, and Alyssa Winans.

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Sketchpad Gallery
505 Natoma St, San Francisco, California 94103
(415) 932-6208

CA – Yesteryear Comics 5th Anniversary

Writer James Tynion IV (Batman, Detective Comics, The Woods) appears at Yesteryear Comics on Sunday April 9th from 1:00 and 4:00 PM as part of their fifth anniversary celebration.

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Yesteryear Comics
9353 Clairemont Mesa Blvd Suite D2, San Diego, CA 92123
(858) 279-6121

SF – Superhood Signing

Adrian Age Scott appears at Mission: Comics & Art on Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 2:00 – 5:00 PM to sign SUPERHOOD!

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Mission: Comics & Art
2250 Mission St, San Francisco, California 94110
(415) 695-1545

CA – Will Eisner Centennial Celebration

Press Release:

Join Collector’s Paradise Pasadena and the Pasadena Public Library on Saturday March 11th at 2:00 PM to celebrate the legendary graphic artist, Will Eisner (1917-2005), and the 100th anniversary of his birth. Eisner was a pioneer in the creation of comics during the “Golden Age” of the 1930s and ‘40s, achieving fame with his noir crime-fighting superhero, The Spirit. At one time or another, many comics greats worked with Eisner including Jules Feiffer, Wally Wood, Jack Kirby, Al Jaffee, and Mike Ploog.

Eisner devoted himself to producing educational and instructional sequential art, a term he coined. In 1978, Eisner once again reinvented himself – and the medium – with his graphic novel, A Contract with God. Will Eisner’s graphic novels and textbooks are still in print in 15 worldwide languages. The prestigious Will Eisner Awards, the “Oscars of the Comics Industry,” are presented at San Diego
Comic-Con, the world’s largest comics convention. 

Pasadena Public Library’s Eisner celebration will feature a panel discussion moderated by Julie Benson of the Nerdist Comics Panel and comics artists and authors; Ben Acker, Ben Blacker, Meg Hutchison, Collin KellyJackson Lanzing, Andrew Miller, Richard Starkings, and James Tynion IV. Books will be for sale and signing following the event. The Nerdist will be recording the panel for a podcast.

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Pasadena Public Library
285 E Walnut St, Pasadena, CA 91101
(626) 744-4066

CA – Sex Criminals Signing

Chip Zdarsky signs at Fantastic Comics on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 from 6:00 – 9:00 PM.

*UPDATE! – Unfortunately Matt can no longer make it to the event, but Chip Zdarsky is still going to be right here with us at Fantastic Comics!

Press Release:

Come meet Matt Fraction (ODY-C, CASANOVA, HAWKEYE) and Chip Zdarsky (STAR-LORD, HOWARD THE DUCK, KAPTARA, MONSTER COPS)!

Ask them about their sexy criminals book at the Q&A. Get them to deface your belongings. Purchase more belongings for them to deface, including the new issues of the continuing SEX CRIMINALS, returning in February. It will be fun!

SEX CRIMINALS is the award-winning series published by Image Comics. It tells the story of Suzie and Jon, a couple who use their orgasmic time freezing powers to rob banks and save Suzie’s library.

Matt and Chip rarely do shop signings together, so make sure you don’t miss this opportunity! We do not recommend this event for children, but grown ups are very welcome!

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Fantastic Comics
2026 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704
510-848-2988

CA – Tale as Old as Time Signing

Press Release:

To celebrate the legacy of Disney’s classic animated tale Beauty and the Beast, Nucleus has invited the veteran animators and artists who worked on the film to talk about their experiences. Come hear these amazing guests as they share stories and discuss their development work from behind-the-scenes. Bring your questions for the Q&A session and meet the artists one-on-one on Saturday March 25, 2017.

After the Q&A, guests will queue up for a meet and greet with the panelists and be given a pre-purchased signed book upon exit.

Featured Panelists:

Charles Solomon – Author
Don Hahn – Producer
Gary Trousdale – Director
Roger Allers – Story Supervisor
James Baxter – Supervising Animator (Belle)
John Carnochan – Editor

…more to be announced! Panelists may be subject to change

Event Guidelines:

  • Tickets are on sale now at the link…
  • Pre-sale ticket holders are guaranteed entrance and a signed book.
  • Non-ticket holders ARE NOT guaranteed entrance if the event is sold out. We have a limited capacity in the gallery and cannot guarantee entrance for non-ticket holders.
  • Attendees can pick up the signed copy of their book upon exit
  • Due to all books being signed before the event, outside items will not be available for signing.
  • ALL SALES ARE FINAL. No refunds will be given if you cannot make the event.

*Attendees must email us their questions by March 23 to info@gallerynucleus.com (subject: Tale as Old as Time questions) 

Event Schedule:
2:00 – 3:30 Artist Discussion Panel
3:30 – 4:00 Break
4:00 – 5:00 Q & A

Gallery Nucleus
210 East Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801
626.458.7477

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